The statement below is attributed to Samuel Dowuona, the News Editor of Accra-based Adom FM. He posted this on his Facebook page.
“I am very sad to inform you that 65-year-old Agartha Ofosua collapsed and died in the Western Region when Black Stars lost the match on Monday. Agartha was the mother of Adom News Correspondent Antwi Boasiako.
“She was hypertensive. She was said to have lost it when the second USA goal came. She did not survive the goal.
“I dont know what lessons there are for all of us in this. But is it worth putting our hearts into this games?”